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Kim Brunnert

PhD, CESP


Dr. Kim Brunnert is the Director of Psychometrics at HESI Review and Testing at Elsevier. She produces reports, analyzes data, runs research, and investigates innovative ideas to preserve the integrity of the HESI secure assessments and the resulting data and reports. Besides psychometrics and research, Dr. Brunnert also works to preserve the integrity of the HESI secure assessments and to promote integrity, proctoring, and test security best practices.

For over 20 years Dr. Brunnert has worked extensively in psychometrics, research, and both national and international test development. She led a randomized control trial research study funded by the Department of Education’s Institute of Educational Services. Additionally, her experience includes directing and contributing to many assessments from intelligence tests to speech and language assessments and from children to young adults.

Dr. Brunnert is a Certified Exam Security Expert (CESP) and has been a member of the Executive Committee for the Conference on Test Security since 2012. Dr. Brunnert has been a member of the International Association for Computerized Testing for many years and has been an active participant and presenter at conferences where psychometrics or security were the primary topics with over a dozen presentations in the last few years. Dr. Brunnert has authored and edited books, book chapters, research reports, journal articles, best practice documents, and white papers.